Archive for the ‘FAMOUS BOWLERS’ Category

George “Judge” Howard (1904)

October 23, 2018

1865-1935

ABC President, 1912-1914

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Eddie Ressler (1977)

October 16, 2018

(1955-1998)

All American, 1974-75

Masters champion, 1975

4 PBA titles

Masters Tournament Finalists, 1966

October 9, 2018

FRONT—Tommy Tuttle (7th), Les Schissler (8th), Gene Raffel (5th), Al Thompson (2nd), Marc Lowry (6th) REAR—Tom Harnisch (4th), Bob Strampe (1st), Wayne Zahn (3rd)

Joe Falcaro Magazine Cover (1940)

October 7, 2018

 

Masters Tournament Finalists, 1963

September 25, 2018

FRONT—Billy Welu (7th), Joe Joseph (8th), Bobby Meadows (2nd), Bill Lillard (6th), Harry Smith (1st)  REAR—Don Carter (3rd), Jim Stefanich (5th), Pete Tountas (4th)

Doris Knechtges (1955)

September 13, 2018

(1924-1987)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1983

4 WIBC championships (1953-AE, 1953-D, 1953-T, 1956-AE)

Ernie Soest Stop-Action (1939)

September 11, 2018

Ed Lubanski (1959)

August 28, 2018

(1929-2010)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1971

#24 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowler of the Year, 1958-59

All American, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1958-59

World’s Invitational champion, 1958

Match Game Doubles champion, 1950

5 ABC championships (1951-TAE, 1959-AE, 1959-S, 1959-T, 1959-TAE)

1 PBA title

Gil Zunker (1936)

August 23, 2018

(1901-1938)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1941 (charter member)

2 ABC championships (1933-D, 1933-AE)

Mort Lindsey (1919)

August 14, 2018

(1888-1959)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1941 (charter member)

#55 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowlers Journal 1910-1925 Special All-American

3 ABC championships (1912-T, 1914-T, 1919-AE)

Petersen Classic winner, 1934